Archive for February 2020

Charlie O’Hagan The Entertainer – part 2

Gavan Bergin Charlie O’ Hagan played his second international game for Ireland against Wales in Belfast on April 4th 1905. In that match Ireland started poorly, with Wales dominating the early stages. Though Ireland won the ball back quickly and […]

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Railway Union Ladies Hockey Team win Leinster Indoor League 2019-20

HookHockey.com Lily Lloyd’s perfectly placed double saw Railway Union retain the Leinster Women’s Indoor League as they withstood Muckross’s late rush in the final at St Columba’s. She opened the scoring when Orla Fox picked her out on the edge […]

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2020 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

By David Prendeville The 2020 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival runs from February 26th to March 8th in various venues across the capital. The festival will play host to numerous Irish and international premieres. It opens with a gala […]

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Lansdowne back to winning ways with new head coach

By Kathrin Kobus Things are picking up again for Lansdowne FC. After a string of losses last October and November in the AIL since the Clontarf away game on the 29th November, the trend is upwards again. For that game […]

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New cancer care centre now open

BY Kathrin Kobus There is a new ARC Cancer Support Centre at Lowell House, Herbert Avenue in Dublin 4. ARC provides support, therapies and counselling services free of charge to people with cancer and their family, friends and carers. This […]

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Public Transport for free – in Luxembourg

BY Kathrin Kobus When back in autumn 2018 BusConnects first plans for redesigning the public transport network were announced the reaction was – mixed. Spines, orbitals, radials were word coinages we have to get familiar with. And of course a […]

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Bumper start to the year at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

By Felix O’Regan Clanns go to Croker The New Year got off to a bumper start at the club – not on the playing pitch as is usually the case, but in the form of a mass exodus to Croke […]

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Oscars 2020 – Saoirse Ronan among the nominees

By David Prendeville The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday February 10th. In terms of Irish interest, Saoirse Ronan has received her fourth Oscar nomination, at the age of only twenty-five. Ronan got the nod in the […]

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The day that changed Ireland forever

By Eoin Meegan With 2020 only weeks away, Ireland will shortly enter the centenary of a particular day and event that could be said to have changed the course of the War of Independence, tipping the balance in Ireland’s favour:  […]

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The Dodder mystery of 1900

By Dermot Carmody In the early morning of Thursday August 23rd, 1900, the body of a woman was found floating face down in the Dodder between London Bridge and Herbert Bridge (also known as the New Bridge), near the Lansdowne […]

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